How Night in the Woods Got Mental Health Representation Right

Content note: Strong language, spoilers for Night in the Woods.

It’s been just over a year since Night in the Woods was first released to critical acclaim. It’s been lauded for its handling of issues like the economic decline of the American middle class, small town life, growing up, and daily life with mental health issues. In this video, YouTuber Jax-3636 does a great job of explaining how the game’s creators made mental health representation a central, but subtle, part of the experience.

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